Figueroa vs Escandon Info
Brandon Figueroa beat Oscar Escandon by knockout in the 10th round on Sunday 30th September 2018 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in California.
The fight took place over rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Figueroa vs Escandon stats
Brandon Figueroa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Oscar Escandon made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Figueroa had a slight advantage in power over Escandon, with a 69% knock out percentage over Escandon's 68%.
Brandon Figueroa was the younger man by 13 years, at 23 years old.
Figueroa had a height advantage of 7 inches over Escandon. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Brandon Figueroa & Oscar Escandon fought out of an orthodox stance.
Figueroa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 11 months later than Escandon, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 106 to Escandon's 162.
Figueroa vs Escandon form
Figueroa remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Yonfrez Parejo on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Moises Flores on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Escandon on 30th September 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California.
Before that, he had defeated Luis Roy Suarez Cruz on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
He had won against Giovanni Delgado on 10th March 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Freeman Coliseum, Texas.
Escandon had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Robinson Castellanos on 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Featherweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Moises Flores on 18th April 2015 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tyson Cave on 11th December 2014 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula.
Before that, he had beat Julian Evaristo Aristule on 8th August 2014 by knockout in the 6th round at Polideportivo Fray Mamerto Esquiú, Catamarca, Argentina.
He had lost to Nehomar Cermeno on 10th August 2013 by split decision in their WBA Interim World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Megapolis Convention Center, Panama City, Panama.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brandon Figueroa had been fighting more than Oscar Escandon.
Going to this contest, Brandon Figueroa had last fought 1 year and 5 months ago, while Oscar Escandon's last outing had been 4 years 6 months and 15 days ago.
Figueroa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Escandon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
What time did Figueroa vs Escandon start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at Citizens Business Bank Arena, California, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Figueroa vs Escandon?
Figueroa vs Escandon was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.